Patrick Latham is the lead pastor at Tabernacle Baptist Church in Cartersville. He has previously served as lead pastor of churches in Cedartown and Lawton, Okla. He and his wife, Laura, are both originally from Marietta and have three children – Julianne, Will, and Levi. Patrick is a graduate of the University of Oklahoma (B.A.), New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary (M.Div.), and Luther Rice University (D. Min.). He considers it his purpose in life to connect people to their ultimate purpose in life in Jesus Christ.